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General Best app for quick speech to text notes

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Incredibleguy, May 8, 2010.

  1. Incredibleguy

    Incredibleguy Well-Known Member
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    I'm going to a meeting shortly and need an app that would allow me to quickly speech to text notes for multiple discussions. It would be something akin to opening a word doc for each discussion and typing it down. Is there anything like that for the Incredible/Android? Does Documents to Go support speech to text on Incredible?
     

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  2. dibs ODDJOB

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    text to speech should work in any program. i'm speaking right now. docs to go also works with voice to text. you could also try 3 banana notes or any other note app .
     
  3. mrjinglesusa

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    How do you start the default text to speech while in a program?
     
  4. ithejdi

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    When your keyboard comes up, there should be a little microphone next to the space bar. Press that.
     
  5. mrjinglesusa

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    Thanks. Looks like I can't use that with Swype active. Have to change to default keyboard and use it from there.
     
  6. MeRaider

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    what if I dont have a mic on the keyboard?
     
  7. olbriar

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    I use AK Notepad. It works well with speech to text and is free at appbrain. I don't take notes at meetings but I love to jot down grocery lists and to do lists.
     
  8. rcrott1

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    i LOVE epistle, as it automatically syncs with my dropbox account.
     
  9. Download and use another keyboard.

    For the record, Swype now has a mic button on its keyboard.
     
  10. John1712

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    There's only few notepad apps I found that specifically cater to speech-to-text functionality. There's Voice Notepad, which costs about a dollar, and I was using it for a while until I found ListNote. VoiceNote has kind of a cute design and its free, but it doesn't have a search function or encryption option. ListNote is also free and its my go-to notepad because the speech button is right on the front page of the app, and its easy to just press one button while I'm driving to add a note.
     

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